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Medina in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County

 
 
The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
1. The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County Marker
Inscription. The last blacksmith shop in Orleans County stood near this site. It was owned by John W. Cielewich (1894-1977), in whose memory this plaque is dedicated. The property was presented to the Village of Medina by his family.
 
Erected 1980 by Village of Medina.
 
Location. 43° 13.278′ N, 78° 23.184′ W. Marker is in Medina, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Mill Street east of North Main Street (New York State Route 63), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is fixed to the rear of the downtown building whose address is 421 North Main Street. The rear of the building faces the Erie Barge Canal. Mill Street (labeled Manilla Place by Google) is the roadway between the back of the building and the Erie Barge Canal. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 North Main Street, Medina NY 14103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On This Site Circa 1919 Alonzo L. Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); Medina Sandstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker); Grover Cleveland & Frances Folsom
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
2. Southward
Mill Street (Manilla Pl on Google Maps).
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bent's Opera House - 1864 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Earliest Church (about 600 feet away); Vietnam (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medina Fire Department (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Medina.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
3. The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County Marker
On the red building, fixed on the right walled-window.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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